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  1. INTERNATIONAL: Women Essential for Sustainable Peace

    The International Women's Day in 2000 was an extraordinary day for me and will remain so for the rest of my life.

    Sunday, October 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 445
  2. INTERNATIONAL: UN Resolutions Support Women, but Fail to Change Winds of War

    Ten years ago, the UN passed a resolution underscoring the role of women in promoting peace and security.

    Saturday, October 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 454
  3. INTERNATIONAL: Civil Society Diplomats at the UN

    As the Security Council met to debate women, peace and security and 10 years of progress in implementing SCR 1325, ab

    Friday, October 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 446
  4. AUSTRALIA: More Than Lip Service Needed to Protect Women During War

    Sexual violence in war is one of history's greatest and most profound silences.

    Friday, October 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 499
  5. VIETNAM: Vietnam Supports Un Resolution To Promote Women's Role

    A Vietnamese representative to the United Nations has affirmed Vietnam's support to UN Resolution 1325, which aims to

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 439
  6. INTERNATIONAL: Marking 10th Anniversary of UN Resolution on Women and Conflict, MRG Urges Special Attention for Minority and Indigenous Women

    On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution (SCR) 1325, Minority Rights Group Internati

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 463
  7. INTERNATIONAL: Ignoring Women with Guns

    The perception that women are only ever victims of conflict ignores the large numbers of female combatants, which can

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 475
  8. LEBANON: Women in Lebanon Remain at Risk from Conflict

    Women in Lebanon remain disproportionably at risk from conflict and have largely been excluded from the national reco

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 502
  9. GHANA: Ghana takes steps on participation on women in conflict resolution

    Ghana has finalised the National Plan of Action for the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 505
  10. INTERNATIONAL/MIDDLE EAST: ESCWA Celebrates 10th Anniversary of 1325 and Launches Study on Women's Role in Conflicts and Conflict-Resolution

    ESCWA opened today its scheduled activities of the Tenth Anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 concerning w

    Monday, October 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 441
  11. INDONESIA: Violations a Constant Enemy for Women in War Zones

    “While the men threw chairs and stones at each other every time they met, we women would sit down and discuss w

    Monday, October 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 464
  12. INTERNATIONAL: Women Warriors Take the Offensive in War Zones

    The world's traditional peacemakers - a title long conferred on women - may be undergoing a gradual transformation.

    Sunday, October 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 459
  13. NEPAL: Women and Peace Talks, Little to Celebrate in Ten Years

    Five months ago, Nepal's fragile peace was on the brink of disintegrating.

    Saturday, October 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 428
  14. INDONESIA: Government Urged to Finish Plan for Women in Conflict Zones

    Women from Indonesia's conflict zones called upon the government to finalize a national action plan to end the violen

    Saturday, October 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 436
  15. INTERNATIONAL: Few Women Involved in Post Conflict Recovery - UN

    Fewer women are taking part in post-conflict recovery even though they bear the biggest brunt of war, the country rep

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 423
  16. CHINA/INTERNATIONAL: 10th Anniversary of UN Resolution Opportunity for Action for Women in Peace and Security: UN Official

    The current international focus on UN Security Council Resolution 1325, which deals with women's roles in peace and s

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 426
  17. INTERNATIONAL: Want Peace and Security? Empower and Protect Women

    Women continue to pay a heavy price in ongoing conflicts around the world.

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 434
  18. AFGHANISTAN: Art as Empowerment in Afghanistan

    Can art change the world? The people at Freedom to Create believe it can.

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 437
  19. INTERNATIONAL: Discrimination Makes Women More Vulnerable

    GOVERNMENTS SHOULD seize opportunities arising out of post-conflict or disaster recovery to address gender inequaliti

    Thursday, October 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 416
  20. INTERNATIONAL: Women Integral for Peace, Secretary-General Stresses

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today reiterated his pledge to empower women, underlining the crucial role they play in

    Thursday, October 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 422
  21. INTERNATIONAL: The Prospects and Pitfalls of 1325

    Ten years after the Security Council issued its landmark resolution 1325, designed to address the "disproportion

    Thursday, October 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 427
  22. ESTONIA: Share of Women in State Defense to be Increased

    The Estonian government approved on Thursday of the Estonian action plan for implementing the UN Security Council res

    Thursday, October 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 433
  23. COLOMBIA: Voices of Women Peace Activists Silenced

    "When we women speak out, without showing fear, we pay a high price: living with that fear," says one peace

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 397
  24. INTERNATIONAL: Recovery from War Trauma is Slow for World's Women

    The 1990s were brutal years for women in war-torn countries.

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 400
  25. INTERNATIONAL: UN Population Report Targets Conflict

    The UNFPA's 2010 State of World Population report, released today, focuses on the effect of conflict and protracted h

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 408
  26. INTERNATIONAL: 1325+10: Is the Security Council Doing Enough to Protect Women?

    October 2010 commemorates the tenth anniversary of the unanimous adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, whi

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 409
  27. INTERNATIONAL: War Is Hell, Especially for Women

    UNITED NATIONS, Oct 20, 2010 (IPS) - As the United Nations commemorates the 10th anniversary of a landmark Security C

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 421
  28. INTERNATIONAL: Countering the Masculine Security Mind-Set

    What gender-related suggestions are in the legal opinion to be presented on Thursday to the Turkel Committee, whose m

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 401
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  30. INTERNATIONAL: Recovery from War Trauma is Slow for World's Women

    The 1990s were brutal years for women in war-torn countries.

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 419
  31. LEBANON: First Lady Sleiman Launches Guide on Status of Women

    First Lady Wafaa Sleiman launched a guide book about the situation of women in Lebanon, during a celebration at the B

    Monday, October 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 387
  32. INTERNATIONAL: UN Women Boosted by the Award of Additional $10m Grant

    The new super agency at the United Nations, called UN Women and combining four of the major women's agencies, is off

    Monday, October 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 392
  33. DRC: Bukavu - World March of Women

    Bukavu, 18 October 2010 - Peace and demilitarisation is the main theme of the third International Action of the World

    Monday, October 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 393
  34. ARMENIA/AZERBAIJAN: Azerbaijani and Armenian Women' Organizations Should be Involved in Karabakh Conflict Resolution

    The Azerbaijani and Armenian women' organizations should be involved in resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict,

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 371
  35. KENYA: African Women's Decade Launched in Nairobi

    The African Women's Decade, AWD (2010-2020) has been launched.

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 374
  36. INTERNATIONAL: Good Substance, Bad Politics: the Row over 1325

    Why won't the Security Council endorse the Secretary General's strategy for enhancing women's role in matters of peac

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 350
  37. LIBERIA: Women Celebrate UNSCR 1325

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 352
  38. GEORGIA: UNIFEM Hosts International Conference in Tbilisi

    United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) hosted an international conference enhancing the role of women in

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 357
  39. INTERNATIONAL: World Hunger: Treating Women and Girls as Equals is Key to Enough Food

    In 1989, at the outset of my 21-year journey with Heifer International, I spent much of that first year going to farm

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 318
  40. MARSHALL ISLANDS: Marshall Islands' WUTMI Receives UN Grant for Project to Protect Women and Girls

    The United Nations Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) announced Wed

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 319
  41. INTERNATIONAL: SCR 1325: Just Words on a Piece of Paper

    "SCR 1325 is a tool, and the utility of a tool depends on how it is perceived and how activists employ it.

    Monday, October 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 314
  42. FIJI: All Suffer When Woman Suffers

    TENSION exists in every community but the role of men and women in conflicts must be analysed separately, says a gend

    Monday, October 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 324
  43. INTERNATIONAL: Calls for Gender Equality, Women's Empowerment 'Must Be More Than a Mantra; It Must Become a Lived Reality' for Women in All Countries, Third Committee Told

    Head of Newly Created 'UN Women' Michele Bachelet Addresses Committee; Also Hears Reports on Violence against Women,

    Monday, October 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 331
  44. AFGHANISTAN: Must Embrace Women's Rights

    The haunting portrait of a young, disfigured Afghan woman on Time magazine's cover this summer issued a stark reminde

    Sunday, October 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 328
  45. NEPAL: Strengthen Women for Prosperity, Says Norwegian Minister

    Norwegian Deputy Minister for International Cooperation and Environment, Ingrid Fiskaa, underscored that for more wom

    Saturday, October 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 315
  46. GUAM: Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Unveils UOG Gender Studies Center

    A Nobel Peace Prize nominee helps unveil a new center for gender studies at the University of Guam.

    Friday, October 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 305
  47. CANADA: Tories Tout Plan for Women in War Zones as Vote Nears

    OTTAWA — The Harper government touted a sweeping new plan Tuesday to protect women in global war zones -- one w

    Thursday, October 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 299
  48. INTERNATIONAL: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women Opens Forty-Seventh Session

    The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women this morning opened its forty-seventh session, heari

    Monday, October 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 249
  49. PERU: Women Farmers Dream in Organic Flavors of Coffee

    t's Saturday and the women hurry into the cooperative's warehouse in this rural town in southeastern Peru with huge b

    Monday, October 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 259
  50. SUDAN: West Darfur Establishes State Committee on UNSCR 1325

    More than 50 representatives gathered yesterday in El Geneina, West Darfur, to discuss women's rights in the Darfur s

    Monday, October 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 260

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